January/February 2020

Lisa Steele's Dixmont Maine farm

Photographed by Lisa Steele

Why I Live Here

Why I Live Here

A real estate photo of a bright-red barn sold Lisa Steele, of backyard chicken-keeping website Fresh Eggs Daily, on her Dixmont farm.

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Ted Carter Inspired Landscapes' work at a home in Kennebunk

The owners of this Kennebunk home wanted more parking space, without sacrificing their lush surroundings. Carter created an area for cars behind a clematis-draped trellis, installing Geoblock 5150 pavers beneath the grass to protect it from damage. In front of the house, he amended a steeply sloped lawn with sand fill and loam, creating a flat, green space for picnics, parties, and playing.

Ask The Experts: 4 Steps to a Stunning Yard

Sponsored Content: Ted Carter Inspired Landscapes

Landscape designer Ted Carter shares tips on designing your garden and grounds — to flourish.

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how can i find the mill rate of a town in Maine?

Home Rx

Ask Hannah Holmes

Realtor/science writer/self-proclaimed “house geek” Hannah Holmes on the fuzzy math behind property tax rates, her sportswoman mother’s pro-trespassing stance, and more.

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2020 Design Trends to Try in Your Maine Home

12 Design Trends to Try in 2020

Architecture & Design

Local pros weigh in on the looks you can expect to see a lot more of this year — and how to make them work in your home.

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